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  • Weekly Recalls: Ford, Large GM SUVs,  RAM *FIRE RISK*, Tesla, Volkswagen/Audi

    Weekly Recalls: Ford, Large GM SUVs,  RAM *FIRE RISK*, Tesla, Volkswagen/Audi

    RAM TRUCKS - FIRE RISK


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V835000
    • Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)
    • Components POWER TRAIN
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 248,342

    Summary

    FCA US, LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain 2020-2023 Ram 2500 and 2020-2022 Ram 3500 vehicles. A build-up of pressure and heat inside the transmission may result in a transmission fluid leak from the dipstick tube.

    Remedy

    The remedy is currently under development. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 30, 2022. Owners may contact FCA US, LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is ZA3.

    Notes

    Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.

    Defect Notice 573 Report RCLRPT-22V835-1879.PDF


    FORD 



    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V825000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components BACK OVER PREVENTION
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 47,046

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Bronco vehicles equipped with rearview camera systems and 8-inch screen displays. The rearview camera image may still be displayed after a backing event has ended. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 111, "Rear Visibility."

    Remedy

    The SYNC module software will be updated by a dealer, or through an over-the-air (OTA) update, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 19, 2022. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 22C27.

    Notes

    Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.

    Noncompliance Notice 573 Report RCLRPT-22V825-7442.PDF 

     


    LARGE CHEVY-GMC-CADILLAC SUVS 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V827000
    • Manufacturer General Motors, LLC
    • Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 338,735

    Summary

    General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2021 Yukon, Yukon XL, Chevrolet Tahoe, Chevrolet Suburban, Cadillac Escalade, and Cadillac Escalade ESV vehicles. The daytime running lights (DRLs) may not deactivate when the headlights are on. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

    Remedy

    Dealers will update the Body Control Module software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 19, 2022. Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-888-988-7267, Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, or Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006. GM's number for this recall is N222382220.

    Notes

    Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.


    TESLA 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V818000
    • Manufacturer Tesla, Inc.
    • Components STEERING
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 40,168

    Summary

    Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2017-2021 Model S and Model X vehicles. The electronic power assist steering (EPAS) system may experience a loss of power steering assist when driving on rough roads or after hitting a pothole.

    Remedy

    Tesla has released an over-the-air (OTA) software update to recalibrate the EPAS system, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 31, 2022. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla's number for this recall is SB-22-00-014.

    Notes

    Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.

    Defect Notice 573 Report RCLRPT-22V818-6624.PDF


    VOLKSWAGEN/AUDI 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V823000
    • Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
    • Components BACK OVER PREVENTION
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 2,585

    Summary

    Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2022 Golf R A8, Audi S3, RS3 Sedan, Q4 E-Tron SUV, A3 Sedan, and 2022-2023 Volkswagen Golf GTI, and ID4 vehicles. The rearview camera image may be blank or unresponsive when the vehicle is placed in reverse gear or when the park function is manually activated. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 111, "Rear Visibility."

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the rearview camera, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 1, 2023. Owners may contact Volkswagen's customer service at 1-800-893-5298 and Audi's customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's numbers for this recall are (VW) 91EK and (Audi) 91EL.

    Notes

    Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.

    Noncompliance Notice 573 Report RCLRPT-22V823-4139.PDF

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